The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 599 564 675
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 319 390 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 276 323 213
Average salary £23,625 £24,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -4.08%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +29 97 £21,500 -12.24% 22
London 0 75 £25,000 -10.71% 4
North West +21 33 £21,500 -4.44% 12
South West -5 30 £25,000 +3.09% 6
East of England -13 27 £30,000 +39.53% 2
West Midlands -30 21 £23,500 -6.00% 5
Yorkshire -22 19 £24,500 +3.15% 6
East Midlands -21 11 £22,000 -2.22% 4
Midlands - 6 £52,000 -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 472 (70.76%) Windows
2 340 (50.97%) Active Directory
3 299 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 221 (33.13%) Windows Server
5 194 (29.09%) MS Office
6 185 (27.74%) MS Excel
7 180 (26.99%) Windows 7
8 145 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 142 (21.29%) VMware
10 138 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 121 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 104 (15.59%) Windows 8
12 104 (15.59%) ITIL
13 100 (14.99%) Citrix
14 99 (14.84%) SQL
15 92 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 88 (13.19%) LAN
17 81 (12.14%) Windows XP
18 79 (11.84%) TCP/IP
18 79 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 78 (11.69%) WAN
20 68 (10.19%) VPN
21 67 (10.04%) DNS
21 67 (10.04%) SQL Server
22 66 (9.90%) Firewall
23 64 (9.60%) DHCP
23 64 (9.60%) SLA
23 64 (9.60%) Hyper-V
24 62 (9.30%) Degree
25 59 (8.85%) Office 365

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 138 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 51 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.25%) IIS
6 14 (2.10%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.35%) CMS
8 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.90%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.45%) Smallworld
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.30%) WordPress
13 1 (0.15%) Apache
13 1 (0.15%) SAS
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 194 (29.09%) MS Office
2 185 (27.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.30%) Line 500
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.15%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.85%) Office 365
2 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.65%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.60%) Dropbox
5 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.19%) LAN
2 79 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 78 (11.69%) WAN
4 68 (10.19%) VPN
5 67 (10.04%) DNS
6 66 (9.90%) Firewall
7 64 (9.60%) DHCP
8 40 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
9 35 (5.25%) VoIP
10 29 (4.35%) VLAN
11 28 (4.20%) Internet
12 27 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (3.75%) SAN
14 15 (2.25%) Wireless
15 14 (2.10%) FTP
16 12 (1.80%) IP Telephony
17 7 (1.05%) Intranet
18 6 (0.90%) Skype
19 4 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
19 4 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.55%) MySQL
3 12 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.35%) Data Mining
5 9 (1.35%) OLAP
5 9 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
5 9 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (1.35%) PowerPivot
6 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.75%) MS Access
8 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.45%) GIS
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.15%) Hudson
General
1 56 (8.40%) Finance
2 24 (3.60%) Retail
3 19 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.55%) Banking
5 16 (2.40%) Legal
6 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.50%) Law
8 9 (1.35%) Electronics
8 9 (1.35%) Games
9 8 (1.20%) Back Office
10 5 (0.75%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.35%) HTML
2 25 (3.75%) .NET
3 14 (2.10%) XML
4 10 (1.50%) CSS
5 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.75%) Web Services
6 3 (0.45%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) CSS3
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) ISPF
7 1 (0.15%) jQuery
7 1 (0.15%) JSON
7 1 (0.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 41 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.15%) iPhone
6 15 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.95%) EPoS
9 12 (1.80%) CMDB
9 12 (1.80%) iPad
9 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Licensing
10 10 (1.50%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.50%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.35%) Xbox
12 8 (1.20%) AS400
12 8 (1.20%) iSeries
13 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.05%) Clustering
13 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 472 (70.76%) Windows
2 221 (33.13%) Windows Server
3 180 (26.99%) Windows 7
4 145 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (15.59%) Windows 8
7 81 (12.14%) Windows XP
8 79 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (5.55%) Linux
10 31 (4.65%) Android
11 30 (4.50%) Apple iOS
12 27 (4.05%) Windows 10
13 17 (2.55%) Unix
14 15 (2.25%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.10%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.50%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.20%) OS/400
17 8 (1.20%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (15.59%) ITIL
2 25 (3.75%) Mentoring
3 24 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (2.85%) CRM
4 19 (2.85%) Time Management
5 18 (2.70%) ERP
6 16 (2.40%) ITIL V3
7 15 (2.25%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.10%) Migration
9 13 (1.95%) Performance Improvement
10 12 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (1.80%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (1.80%) Software Licensing
11 11 (1.65%) Content Management
11 11 (1.65%) Validation
12 10 (1.50%) Service Management
12 10 (1.50%) Workflow
13 9 (1.35%) Configuration Management
13 9 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 99 (14.84%) SQL
2 34 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.30%) VBScript
4 21 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.70%) C#
6 16 (2.40%) VB
7 12 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.65%) C
9 9 (1.35%) VB6
10 8 (1.20%) Java
10 8 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.90%) RPG
12 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.15%) PHP
13 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (9.30%) Degree
2 57 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.10%) MCP
4 32 (4.80%) MCSE
5 31 (4.65%) MCSA
6 17 (2.55%) DBS Check
7 16 (2.40%) MCITP
8 14 (2.10%) HND
9 12 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.20%) MCTS
11 7 (1.05%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.45%) Avaya Certification
13 3 (0.45%) CCENT
14 2 (0.30%) HNC
14 2 (0.30%) MCDST
14 2 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.60%) SLA
2 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.45%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 340 (50.97%) Active Directory
2 92 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.10%) XenApp
5 8 (1.20%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.90%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.90%) vSphere
8 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (4.80%) SCCM
2 23 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.75%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Intune
6 4 (0.60%) cPanel
6 4 (0.60%) Plesk
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 299 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 142 (21.29%) VMware
3 100 (14.99%) Citrix
4 48 (7.20%) Cisco
5 32 (4.80%) Symantec
6 28 (4.20%) Dell
7 25 (3.75%) Apple
8 24 (3.60%) HP
9 22 (3.30%) Oracle
10 21 (3.15%) Avaya
10 21 (3.15%) WatchGuard
11 20 (3.00%) Veeam
12 13 (1.95%) Progress
13 12 (1.80%) Google
13 12 (1.80%) Intel Security
14 10 (1.50%) SAP
15 9 (1.35%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.35%) Sophos
16 8 (1.20%) IronPort
16 8 (1.20%) RightFax
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10.99 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Send
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on capability
Posted: 5 days ago
Edgware, Middlesex
Natpoint Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £17,000 - £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £17500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £15,600 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits (1 year FTC)
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Brand New Company Van + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £18k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itlab
Posted: 11 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £21,733 to £29,248 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago